Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00800 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hackelia micrantha (Eastw.) J.L. Gentry
Common name   small-flowered stickseed
R. Collins   144  
Coll. Date 14 June 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality Summit trailhead, 5 mi from Nebo Road, Pondersosa Campground turnoff.
     Elev.: 7300 ft. (2226 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside, aspen community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 48'  16" N, 111° 40'  2" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Hackelia micrantha (Eastw.) J.L. Gentry

     Hackelia jessicae (McGregor) Brand

Common Name(s): Jessica sticktight, meadow stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31931, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Hackelia
                                        Species: Hackelia micrantha


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00800s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00855s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02700s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03920s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10130s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11729c1.jpg 
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specimen image: 13577s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00801 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
00872 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1 mi. S
00874 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1 mi. S
04349 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1 mi. E
04364 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" 1 mi. E
00882 Crepis occidentalis  var. costata   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. S
00877 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. S
00875 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1 mi. S
00878 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 1 mi. S
00880 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1 mi. S
00876 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" 1 mi. S
00879 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1 mi. S


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Devils Kitchen (Area) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8262  Nebo Basin 
Summit Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. E 8317  Nebo Basin 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Red Creek Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 7261  Nebo Basin 
Corral Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Trail Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 2 mi. SW 7172  Nebo Basin 
Upper Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 7330  Nebo Basin 
Middle Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Red Rock Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6713  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Golden Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8124  Nebo Basin 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Black Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Hop Creek Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. S 8278  Nebo Basin 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 7546  Nebo Basin 
Holman Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Hackelia micrantha  (Eastw.) J.L. Gentry

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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